Colossus To Be Recast For Deadpool; No Daniel Cudmore

Posted By:Matt McGloin
02/17/2015 - 6:32pm

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With the news of Gina Carano joining Deadpool came with it news of Colossus being featured in the movie.

Now it's learned that Colossus will be recast for Deadpool and won't be played by Daniel Cudmore, the actor that played Colossus since X-Men 2.

Daniel Cudmore took to his Twitter to thank his fans for the support, but offered the news he won't be playing Colossus.

Cudmore was most recently seen as Colossus in last year's X-Men: Days Of Future Past.

"Thanks everyone for all the support for me [to] reprise the role of Colossus in Deadpool but unfortunately it won't be happening for me," Cudmore tweeted. "I've had a blast playing such an awesome character over the years! Deadpool will be kick-ass with Tim Miller and [Ryan] Reynolds."

"Deadpool" has a February 12, 2016 release directed by Tim Miller starring Ryan Reynolds.

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